The purpose of our educational programs is to reduce the incidence of sexual violence by providing prevention education to residents of Stark, Tuscarawas and Carroll Counties and motivating the stakeholders and community members to become involved in changing attitudes and beliefs towards sexual violence.
All programs are age appropriate, conducive to audience participation and tailored to your group’s needs and time constraints. Presentations are free, although donations are accepted.
To schedule a speaker for any of the following services, please contact a Prevention Educator at 330-339-2504 or submit the form below.
“COMPASS provides my students with vital information regarding how to establish and maintain healthy relationships. They also cover important information about the different types of bullying and what to do if you become a victim of bullying.” – Amy Welch, Welty Middle School
The goal of this school-based curriculum is to increase knowledge of healthy behaviors, positively change attitudes/beliefs and strengthen students’ abilities to prevent sexual violence. The curriculum is designed for a 5-session education presentation, but can be shortened as needed. The programs can be conducted at various venues, including schools, after-school programs, youth groups, etc. The topics covered in this education curriculum include:
COMPASS uses a K-5 prevention curriculum called Safer, Smarter Kids, which is an abuse prevention curriculum created by the Lauren’s Kids Foundation. Lauren’s Kids is an organization founded and led by Lauren Book, M.S. Ed. She is a child sexual abuse survivor, child advocate and educator who works to prevent child abuse and empower survivors to receive help and healing.
This education curriculum is divided into 5-8 sessions, each one being 30-minutes in length. The sessions are designed to cover age-appropriate topics that address underlying issues of sexual violence and child abuse. Some discussion topics include: confidence, touches, triangle of trust and bullying.